Student support fund for supporting your studiesWe may be able to help support you with your studies. Please read the Grants Booklet 2019-20 for more information. Please note that the threshold for claiming a grant is a gross household wage of £26,000, or students/parents to be claiming out of work benefits.
Financial HelpIn order to remove barriers to further education, the government provides Telford College with funds to help the most financially disadvantaged students with the costs of coming to college. We can help with • Travel expenses • Kit and uniform • Books • Materials • Trips/workshops • College meals • UCAS fees and university visits For further information, please contact student support on 01952 642295
Travelling to collegeWe’ve teamed up with Arriva to bring you better bus routes to ensure you can make your way to college. Visit Arriva’s website for other bus timetables. Support with travelling to college We can help with transport if your gross household wage is less than £26,000 per year, or you/your parents claim out of work benefits. You need to live at least 1.5 miles away from college, walking distance. Please read the grants booklet which can be found on this link.
Free College MealsIs your child missing out on entitlement for a college meal? The government gives the college funds which we can spend on students. Check the list below to see if your son/daughter/ward can receive free college meals. • Your child is 16-18 on 31 August • You, as a parent/guardian receive: • Income Support • Income-based Job Seekers Allowance • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) • Universal Credit with net earnings not exceeding the equivalent of £7,400 per year • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 • Guarantee element of State Pension Credit • Child Tax Credit (provided not entitled to Working Tax Credit ) and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190 (assessed by HM Customs and Revenue) • Working Tax Credit run-on (rules apply) If you are aged 19-24 and are subject to an Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), you may be entitled to free meals if you are in receipt of one of the qualifying benefits above. firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form and confidential chat. Telephone student support on 01952 642295
Please read the Grants Booklet 2019-20 for more information